1 What is the capital of Denmark? 2 In 1999, Macau was given back to which country after 442 years of Portuguese rule? 3 What is a five-finger discount? 4 Which building is the official London residence of Prince Charles? 5 Which English author described a second marriage as the “triumph of hope over experience”? 6 Who is Australia’s Ambassador to the Holy See? 7 “Gym” is an abbreviation of which word? 8 According to the most common version of the traditional song Monday’s Child, which child of the week is “full of grace”? 9 What is the cricketing term for a ball bowled outside the batsman’s reach which counts as a run for the side batting? 10 How many degrees are in a right angle? 11 Who wrote the book Murder on the Orient Express? 12 Fourscore is how many? 13 Who is South Australia’s Police Minister? 14 What is a trundle bed? 15 What sport do the Boston Red Sox play? 16 What does megapod mean? 17 Psi is the penultimate letter of which alphabet? 18 In light, what are the three primary colours? 19 Who is generally regarded as having been the first British prime minister? 20 What colour is a damask rose? 21 Name the four pigs in Rundle Mall. 22 At which golf club is the US Masters played each year? 23 Who plays Sally Bowles in the 1972 film Cabaret? 24 On which peninsula is the South Australian town of Cleve? 25 Who was the British monarch from 1837-1901? 26 What is the singular of media? 27 Who is the patron saint of animals? 28 Tetraphobia is the fear of what number? 29 What is the most abundant element in the universe? 30 In the book Oliver Twist by Charles Dickens, who beats Nancy to death? 31 The dessert zabaglione comes from which country? 32 What is India’s largest city? 33 To whom is actor Tom Cruise married? 34 In which year was the Macquarie Dictionary first published – 1971, 1981 or 1991? 35 A triptych is a painting comprised of how many panels linked in subject matter? 36 After Christianity, what is the secondlargest religion in the world? 37 What is the most common collective noun for a group of owls? 38 What is a fairweather friend? 39 In which year in the 1950s were the River Murray floods? 40 The Strait of Gibraltar is between which two continents? 41 Name the star which is the central body of the solar system and around which the planets revolve. 42 Sought by early Spanish explorers, El Dorado was a legendary treasure city on which continent? 43 In which Australian capital city is the suburb of Tempe? 44 A Bigger Splash (1967) is a famous painting by which British artist? 45 Victor Harbor is on which bay? 46 Who was the oldest Beatle? 47 Who was the Roman god of wine? 48 What is the square root of 169? 49 Which organ pumps blood around the body? 50 What was Australian prime minister Harold Holt’s middle name?